Five sentenced in Darke County Common Pleas

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GREENVILLE—Five citizens plead guilty, and were sentenced in Darke County Common Pleas Court on Monday morning. Darke County Common Pleas Judge Travis L. Fliehman presided, with former Greene County Common Pleas Judge Stephen Wolaver presiding as needed.

Larry D. Baker, 61, of Greenville, pleaded guilty to one count of Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drug of Abuse (third in 10 years), an unclassified felony. Baker faces up to 12 months incarceration and a fine from $850 to maximum $2,750. He retained attorney Kevin Lennen as counsel.

Marty D. Griggs, 34, of Greenville, was sentenced to no less than three years, no more than four and one half of a year incarceration, on one count of aggravated possession of drugs (methamphetamine), a second degree felony. Griggs previously pled guilty to the sole count. Judge Wolaver presided.

Julie Bath, 49, of Greenville, was sentenced to 36 months incarceration, and pay $240 in restitution, on one count of aggravated trafficking in drugs (methamphetamine), a third-degree felony. Bath previously pled guilty to the charge, and within a plea count one of trafficking, a second-degree felony, was dismissed, along with a report of forgery, a fifth-degree, which the state agreed to not pursue. Judge Wolaver presided.

Jeremy Cheyne, 35, of Greenville, pleaded guilty to count one of aggravated trafficking in drugs, a third-degree felony. He faces nine to 36 months incarceration and a maximum fine of up to $5,000. As a part of the plea, the state dismissed count two of aggravated possession of drugs, a third-degree felony, and a school specification, were dismissed. He was previously appointed public defender David Rohrer.

Madeline Fitzgerald, 32, of Greenville, was arraigned on count one of assault on a peace officer, a fourth-degree felony, count two of possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony and resisting arrest, a first-degree misdemeanor. If convicted, she faces up to 28 months incarceration, and a maximum fine of up to $7,500. She retained attorney Joe M. Lopez as counsel.